writer stole food
Poster the leading headline writer stole food from a shop when he
was younger. In a shock revelation Mr Poster said, "When I
was a kid I remember pinching at bar of chocolate from a school
tuck shop." Police say they are looking into the case.
A cat has scratched a small post with some thin
rope wrapped around it. That post, which also has a fluffy mouse
dangling on a piece of string, was at the home of the cat's owner
Ms Anna Jones. A local vet described the cats action as "Normal".
model Naomi Campbell is in hospital this morning suffering from a
broken nail. The accident happened as she was arriving for some big
party in America. As she was getting out of the car her nail caught
on the seat and broke. Ms Campbell suffered no other injuries, but
is said to be suffering from shock and embarrassment as she did
have a nail-file with her at the time.
Green tomato wins
An unripe tomato has won over £4million on the
National Lottery. The vegetable, that some people say is a fruit, matched
all six numbers. A spokesperson for Camelot, the company that runs the
Lottery, said, "This is the first time a tomato has won. The tomato
has asked for no publicity and we're happy to honour". But already
there have been objections to the tomato winning. Deputy Prime Minister
John Prescott said, "The tomato is clearly green and as I such I
would say there is a good chance that that is is too young to play the
Lottery. Humans should be over 16, why not vegetables? I think the money
should go to me instead".
Missing paper boy
A boy made
entirely out of paper had gone missing from his home in Cornwall. Stephen
Coster, 13, was playing in his garden when suddenly he just vanished.
"One minute he was there, the next he was gone", said his father
Colin. Police think that Stephen either blew away, was picked up and thrown
away by someone thinking he was a piece of rubbish, got rained on and
went all soggy, was eaten by a dog, was accidentally set on fire or is
at a friends house playing origami. Stephen is described as being a white
piece of paper.
the Austrian painter has died at her home in Austria. She was 56. Ms Schwartznorth
will be remembered for her painting of the dining room in 1987. All the
walls were covered in paper with a delicate flower design while the paintwork
was done in her trademark white satin finish. Ms Schwartznorth once admitted
that she always found windows the most difficult to do as she always managed
to get paint on the glass. In the last couple of years, due to ill health,
Ms Schwartznorth got someone else to do her painting.
car waiting at traffic lights in the centre of Reading has stalled.
Police say that they suspect the driver may have released the clutch
too quickly. No one was hurt.
bowl left for dead
A soup bowl, once thought to belong to
a taxi driver, has been found on a rubbish tip in West Wales. The
bowl, described as "A soup bowl", had been slightly chipped,
but it is not known at this stage whether it was damaged at the
tip or maliciously. The bowl is now recovering from its ordeal at
the home of an antiques dealer, also in West Wales.
will see some rain today, either in their own back garden or on
the TV or by some other means.